Aborted Tibet play to be staged in London in Spring 2019

February 9, 2018 11:25 pm0 comments
Aborted Tibet play to be staged in London in Spring 2019

(TibetanReview.net, Feb09, 2018) – After being delayed and then altogether cancelled by the Royal Court Theatre in London, a play on Tibet appears set to be staged after all early next year. The Theatre has vowed that it will stage the play that has been at the heart of a […]

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Bodh Gaya bomb plot reportedly meant to be revenge for Rohingya atrocities in Myanmar

February 4, 2018 11:56 pm0 comments
Bodh Gaya bomb plot reportedly meant to be revenge for Rohingya atrocities in Myanmar

(TibetanReview.net, Feb04, 2018) – Police in India have been cited as saying Feb 2 that members of Neo-JMB, a faction of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), had planted the three bombs at Buddhism’s holiest site in Bodh Gaya to avenge the violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. This referred to a low-intensity […]

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Two held for planting the Jan 19 bombs at Bodh Gaya

February 3, 2018 11:40 pm0 comments
Two held for planting the Jan 19 bombs at Bodh Gaya

(TibetanReview.net, Feb03, 2018) – Two people said to be members of the banned terrorist outfit Jamatul Mujahidin Bangladesh have been taken into custody by the Special Task Force unit of the Kolkata Police on Jan 31 for involvement in planting three bombs last month near the Mahabodhi Temple, Buddhism’s holiest […]

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Police hunt for five unidentified Bodh Gaya bombs suspects

January 31, 2018 3:55 am0 comments
Police hunt for five unidentified Bodh Gaya bombs suspects

(TibetanReview.net, Jan30, 2018) – Police in the Indian state of Bihar have launched a hunt for five people who are suspected to have planted three bombs outside the Mahabodhi Mahavihara, Buddhism’s holiest site, situated in the district of Gaya on Jan 19. While one bomb, described as being of low-intensity, […]

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India honours nonagenarian doctor of Tibetan medicine

January 28, 2018 12:09 am0 comments
India honours nonagenarian doctor of Tibetan medicine

(TibetanReview.net, Jan27, 2018) – Dr Yeshi Dhonden, a nonagenarian doctor of traditional Tibetan Medicine, known as the Sowa Rigpa, has been selected by the government of India to be among the 72 people to be honoured with the Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian award, on its 69th Republic […]

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Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists choose new head and five others for three-yearly roster

January 27, 2018 11:59 pm0 comments
Nyingma Tibetan Buddhists choose new head and five others for three-yearly roster

(TibetanReview.net, Jan27, 2018) – Followers of the Nyingma tradition of Tibetan Buddhism, the oldest among the five major schools, have a new head. The Fourth Kathok Getse Rinpoche Gyurme Tenpa Gyaltsen, holder of the Kathok Monastery lineage, has been made the 7th head of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism […]

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